Summer Jobs

Description: The Work Is General Farm Labor Which May Include:

Everything necessary for the “summer” operation of the business,
Starting and tending seedlings,
Soil prep and maintenance,
Equipment operation and maintenance,
Installation, maintenance, moving, and dismantling of season extension structures,
Installing, moving, operating, and dismantling irrigation equipment,
Weeding,
Harvesting,
Washing, grading, and packing,
Delivering and working the CSA farm and off-site pick-ups,
Grounds maintenance,
Other tasks as required.

Weekends:

Farming is a 24 hour/day, 365 day/year business.  Your normal workdays are Monday through Friday.  Everyone who works on the farm is required to share in the normal weekend work of opening and closing greenhouses for ventilation, feeding and watering the animals, watering seedlings, and anything else that needs to be maintained.  Each person will take 1 weekend in a rotation among the full crew.  You should expect to commit a weekend in each 5 to 7 weeks depending on the number of employees.

Requirements: You Must Be Able To:

Pass the driving record check (If you are over 21),
Work amicably and efficiently with others,
Show up on time and ready to work,
Perform repetitive tasks quickly, while maintaining product quality,
Work unsupervised in an efficient manner,
Meet productivity requirements for various tasks,
Remember what you’ve been taught over the season,
Work in bent and/or crouched position for extended periods,
Lift 50 lbs. repeatedly,
Work with hands immersed in cold water for extended periods,
Climb ladders,
Put tools away and do area clean-ups daily,
And perform various other tasks as directed.

Salary:

Wages are commensurate with experience.  We have full season and summer only positions available.  Some housing is available, but preference will be given to those staying for the full season.

Application:

If you are interested in a summer farm job, please send a short (1 to 2 page) resume with the words “Summer Farm Job” at the top.  This should include a brief cover note or email explaining what you are interested in doing for us, as well as a resume with references.  The resume should include specifics about your past jobs, the start and end dates that you were employed, what your job responsibilities were, and the names and contact information for at least 2 of the people you reported to as well as any other people you are using as references.

Send Inquiries With the Above Information To:

lisa@laughingstockfarm.com